“Brexit is most of all about people. It is about safeguarding the rights of our citizens, preserving peace in Northern Ireland and protecting jobs affected by the UK’s departure,” stated European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, following Brexit chief negotiator, Michel Barnier’s debrief on the Brexit agreement at the Conference of Presidents today.
The European Parliament Office in Ireland in conjunction with the Irish Observatory on Violence Against Women is hosting a seminar on developing a strong community response to monitor Ireland's compliance with the Istanbul Convention. The event will take place on 7 December from 10 am-2pm and speakers include MEP Lynn Boylan. Registration required.
The Embassy of Georgia in Ireland has organised a panel discussion on "Georgia's European Way" in partnership with the Institute for International and European Affairs (IIEA) which we are delighted to host at Europe House Dublin on Friday 16 November. Speakers include MEPs Brian Hayes and Clare Moody. This event is free to attend. To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org
On 23 June 2016, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU. The decision will take effect on 29 March 2019. The final agreement will require the approval of the European Parliament and MEPs will scrutinise the process carefully. Here we provide some links to help you understand what is going on and who is doing what.
An online tool relaying live all items published by MEPs, political groups, the President and the institution on their communication channels: websites, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube...
European Parliament Think Tank
The Think Tank will systematically search Parliament studies, library briefings, impact assessment and European added value papers, STOA and economic dialogue documentation, surveys on public opinion and EU fact sheets and provide you with solid background information in a policy field.
European Parliament Calendar
Parliament's calendar is colour coded to indicate activities of a particular week - plenary sittings in Strasbourg, plenary sittings in Brussels; meetings of committees and interparliamentary delegations; political group meetings and weeks where MEPs concentrate exclusively on constituency work.